Monday, May 14, 2012

Faith in jobs

Posted By on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 8:34 AM

This just in from Judge/Rev. Wendell Griffen:

ARKANSAS INTERFAITH ALLIANCE

PRESS ADVISORY

WHO: Dr. James Forbes, Pastor Emeritus of Riverside Church in New York City and Professor Emeritus at Union Theological Seminary

WHERE: New Millennium Baptist Church, 21 Lakeshore Drive, Little Rock, AR

WHEN: Wednesday, May 16th at 7 p.m.

WHAT: The Arkansas Interfaith Alliance is hosting a FAITH ADVOCATES FOR JOBS NATIONAL KICKOFF event. This national campaign showing the faith community’s concern about unemployment and the loss of jobs in the United States began in Washington D.C. in January. Little Rock is one of five cities over this year that will launch this campaign to call on the faith community to offer hope to those who are unemployed through direct ministries and through public policy. Dr. Forbes and the Rev. Dr. Paul Sherry (formerly the President of the United Church of Christ) will speak during the event.

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